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    Artificial Intelligence Accountability Reporting Grants

    The Pulitzer Center is seeking to support freelancers and newsrooms focusing on in-depth AI accountability stories that examine governments' and corporations’ uses of algorithms to guide decisions in policing, medicine, social welfare, the criminal justice system, hiring, and more. How to Apply

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    when we are at sea

    By Beatrix Kim10th grade, The Pennington School, NJ3rd place contest winner With lines from "Purgatory at Sea" by Ian Urbina, a Pulitzer Center reporting project long have i held the notion that if such a thing asgod exists,then he has left us,then this is purgatory,then we float in the sea,bellies

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    The Sea

    By Kayla Maame Sarpong Kessie11th grade, SOS-Hermann Gmeiner International College, Ghana With lines from “COVID’s Darkest Effects: How the Pandemic May Fuel Child Trafficking in Ghana” by Kira Leadholm, a Pulitzer center reporting project Fields of cassava stretch,green, bountiful, not enough.The

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    SHE SET HERSELF ON FIRE

    By Oliver Lee11th grade, Arrowhead Union High School, WI With lines from “Georgia ‘Doesn’t Care About Me’: LGBTQ Struggles Worsen Under Lockdown” by Chloé Lula, a Pulitzer Center reporting project The thing about fire is, it’s not just one color. It’s orange, yes, and yellow and white, and blue

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    The Contact Line

    By Beatrix Stone9th grade, Allendale Junior High School, Canada With lines from “Lives Frozen By Conflict” by Paula Bronstein, a Pulitzer Center reporting project Walk along the contact line,Walk the line of life,Walk the bones of human toll,Those pitiful, alive. Watch their weary desperate

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    My siblings and I

    By Shelby Merriman11th grade, Bear Creek High School, CO With lines from “How Texas’s Zombie Oil Wells Are Creating an Environmental Disaster Zone” by Clayton Aldern, Christopher Collins, and Naveena Sadasivam, a Pulitzer Center reporting project Before my siblings and I were born,My mother was

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    Capturing Carbon

    By Taeyeon Han11th grade, Arnold O. Beckman High School, CA With lines from "Living Planet: Capturing Carbon in Costa Rica" by Daniel Grossman and Dado Galdieri, a Pulitzer Center reporting project i. self-destructionThey’re standing on the banks of a river — in a gully – cutting through a wall of

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    Remember?

    By Penelope Garfunkle6th grade, St. Paul's Episcopal School, CA With lines from “The Farmer Trying to Save Italy’s Ancient Olive Trees” by Agostino Petroni, a Pulitzer Center reporting project Once bejeweled with pale green leaves, blanketing branches laden with olive-fruit,Now bearing grey bark

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    Reckoning

    By Kiara Imani Adams12th grade, Silverado High School, NV With lines from "How the Rise of Social Justice in Athletics is Transforming the Identity of Black Athletes in America" by Eric Thompson Jr., a Pulitzer Center reporting project The identity of the Black athlete in America.Someone to be seen